From Harford County government:
Defense Contractors and Office Park Developers Get the Play-by-Play
(Eatontown, NJ) – – Harford County Executive David R. Craig, the Office of Economic Development and the Harford County Chamber of Commerce hosted over 100 defense contractors and office park developers at a recent football-themed reception designed to introduce construction projects in Harford County.
Held at the Eatontown Sheraton in New Jersey, “Position Yourself For A Touchdown In Harford County” showcased not only office parks, but also quality of life and opportunities in the City of Aberdeen, Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air. The program was hosted by Scott Garceau, Baltimore sportscaster and personality; Michael McCrary, Baltimore Ravens Pro-Bowl and Super Bowl star; and Sean Landeta, punter for the New York Giants World Champion teams and a graduate of Towson University.
Twenty-four sponsors participated in the event, which reached over 60 different defense contractors. “The reception enabled us to share our game plan withthe companies who will be doing business in the County and give them the confidence that Harford County is a winner in the BRAC efforts,” said Jim Richardson, Director of Economic Development. “Our goal is to showcase theCounty’s versatility for living, working and playing right near APG.”
The Army is preparing to move approximately 4,000 positions to Aberdeen Proving Ground in 2010. The construction of the Communications and Electronics Campus on APG is on target and the Army will take possession of four of the new buildings this spring. To date, Harford County has welcomed 21 new defense contactor companies.